The grace period for illegal residents to leave Qatar begins today

The grace period for illegal residents to leave Qatar begins today

Scarecrow
By Scarecrow

The three-month grace period for illegal residents to leave the country without facing any legal consequences for their overstay begins today.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced the amnesty recently.

These are the documents required from applicants for departing the country during the amnesty period.

l. A valid passport.

2. If the passport is not available, a travel document issued from the embassy concerned should be produced.

3. An open ticket or a reserved ticket, after three working days from the date of accepting an application.

4. ID card or copy of the entry visa.

Applicants should visit the Search and Follow up Department between Sunday and Thursday, from 2pm to 8pm, during the amnesty period, which ends on December 1.

Under the amnesty scheme, foreigners residing in Qatar in violation of the provisions of Law No 4 of 2009 Regulating the Entry, Exit, Residence and Sponsorship of Expatriates can exit the country without any legal consequences.

The MoI has issued a notice on the amnesty announcement in 11 languages as part of its outreach initiative.

Courtesy: gulf-times.com

By muad-db• 5 years 8 months ago.
muad-db

This is a wise move for all

By SHAKER ALI• 5 years 8 months ago.
SHAKER ALI

picture is racist

By SHAKER ALI• 5 years 8 months ago.
SHAKER ALI

picture is racist

By SHAKER ALI• 5 years 8 months ago.
SHAKER ALI

please remove picture....or put your photo....

By britexpat• 5 years 8 months ago.
britexpat

MODS: Don't listen to him.. We all know that Rizks is bald...

HOLD ON! Perhaps he borrowed a wig from Formatted Soul , so as to fool the authorities :O(

By Rizks• 5 years 8 months ago.
Rizks

MODS, please remove my pic wearing lungi on my head and carrying Porota and Idly in my yellow bag and going to office....:(

Thank you

Yours faithfully

Rizks

By Wild Turkey• 5 years 8 months ago.
Wild Turkey

Correct, there should at least have been a white, a red, a black, and yellow face in the picture.

By britexpat• 5 years 8 months ago.
britexpat

Modifab: Valid point.. I wonder how many of those pictured are actually staying here illegally ..

By Modifab Garage• 5 years 8 months ago.
Modifab Garage

picture is racist

By Humbles• 5 years 8 months ago.
Humbles

There could be some better options for these guys.

By Wild Turkey• 5 years 8 months ago.
Wild Turkey

That's actually the trick, brit. By appealing at the Department and not having a ticket, the police can arrest the person and send them to jail.

By britexpat• 5 years 8 months ago.
britexpat

So how does someone who is out of work or destitute obtain an air ticket home ?

Does this mean that embassies have to provide ?

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